Anne Rose

Anne Rose

Managing Director, Future of Information Alliance
Assistant Director of Technology, HCIL
Faculty Research Assistant

Contact Information

3100C Knight Hall
7765 Alumni Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-1527

Short Bio

Anne Rose is the Managing Director for the Future of Information Alliance at the University of Maryland in College Park. She is also the Assistant Director of Technology for the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. She graduated from Penn State University with her B.S. in Industrial Engineering. She worked previously as a software engineer at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. developing specification tools for real-time systems. Her research interests include user interface design with an emphasis on information visualization and software engineering methods. Her more recent work has focused on digital libraries and educational technologies. She is passionate about her work on the International Children's Digital Library.

Past Projects


The publication links are often to the HCIL technical reports, not the published versions, due to access issues.

Bederson, B., Rose, A. (December 2013)
When Crowds Come Together: Supporting Engagement and Peer Learning in a Classroom Setting

Gubbels, M., Rose, A., Russell, D., Bederson, B. (September 2012)
SearchParty: Real-time Support for Social Learning in Synchronous Environments
Published as: Bederson, B., Quinn, A., Rose, A. (2012) SearchParty: Learning to Search in a Web-based Classroom, Workshop paper at CHI 2012.

Hu, C., Rose, A., Bederson, B. (March 2009)
Locating Text in Scanned Books
In Proceedngs of the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2009), Poster.

Chen, R., Rose, A., Bederson, B. (March 2009)
How People Read Books Online: Mining and Visualizing Web Logs for Use Information
In Proceedings of European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL 2009), Short Paper, 364-369. HCIL-2009-05

Druin, A., Bederson, B., Rose, A., Weeks, A. (January 2009)
From New Zealand to Mongolia: Co-Designing and Deploying a Digital Library for the World's Children
In Children, Youth and Environments, University of Colorado, 19(1), 34-57.

Quinn, A., Hu, C., Arisaka, T., Rose, A., Bederson, B. (May 2008)
Readability of Scanned Books in Digital Libraries
In Proceeding of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2008), Florence, Italy, 5-10 April 2008, ACM, New York, NY, 705-714. [Published Version]

Hu, C., Quinn, A., Rose, A., Bederson, B., Arisaka, T. (February 2008)
Enhancing Readability of Scanned Picture Books

Hutchinson, H., Druin, A., Bederson, B., Reuter, K., Rose, A., Weeks, A. (August 2005)
How do I Find Blue Books About Dogs? The Errors and Frustrations of Young Digital Library Users
In Proceedings of HCII 2005, Las Vegas, NV (CD-ROM).

Hutchinson, H., Rose, A., Bederson, B., Weeks, A., Druin, A. (September 2004)
The International Children's Digital Library: A Case Study in Designing for a Multi-Lingual, Multi-Cultural, Multi-Generational Audience
In Information Technology and Libraries, American Library Association, March 2005, 24, 1, 4-12.
HCIL-2004-24, CS-TR-4650, UMIACS-TR-2005-11

Kules, B., Kang, H., Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Shneiderman, B. (April 2003)
Immediate Usability: A Case Study of Public Access Design for a Community Photo Library
In Interacting with Computers, 16(3), December 2004, 1171-1193.
HCIL-2003-22, CS-TR-4481, UMIACS-TR-2003-50, ISR-TR-2005-42

Hourcade, J., Bederson, B., Druin, A., Rose, A., Takayama, Y. (April 2003)
The International Children's Digital Library: Viewing Digital Books Online
Interacting with Computers, 15, 151-167.
HCIL-2003-17, CS-TR-4473, UMIACS-TR-2003-43

Druin, A., Bederson, B., Weeks, A., Grosjean, J., Guha, M., Hourcade, J., Lee, J., Liao, S., Reuter, K., Rose, A., Takayama, Y., Zhang, L. (January 2003)
The International Children's Digital Library: Description and Analysis of First Use
In First Monday,
HCIL-2003-02, CS-TR-4433, UMIACS-TR-2003-04

Shneiderman, B., Kang, H., Kules, B., Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Rucheir, R. (August 2002)
A Photo History of SIGCHI: Evolution of Design from Personal to Public
In ACM Interactions, 9(3), May 2002, 17-23. [Published Version]
HCIL-2002-14, CS-TR-4397, UMIACS-TR-2002-77, ISR-TR-2005-67

Semple, P., Allen, R., Rose, A. (2000)
Developing an Educational Multimedia Digital Library: Content Preparation, Indexing, and Usage
In ED-MEDIA 2000, Montreal, and reprinted with permission of Assn. for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Rose, A., Allen, R., Fulton, K. (1999)
Multiple Channels of Electronic Communication for Building a Distributed Learning Community
In Proceedings of the Computer Support for Collaborative Learning (CSCL '99), Palo Alto, CA, 12-15 December 1999, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, 495-502. [Published Version]

Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Rubloff, G., Salter, R., Shneiderman, B. (May 1999)
The Design of History Mechanisms and Their Use in Collaborative Educational Simulations
In Proceedings of the Computer Support for Collaborative Learning (CSCL '99), Palo Alto, CA, 12-15 December 1999, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, 348-359. [Published Version]
HCIL-99-11, CS-TR-4027, UMIACS-TR-99-34, ISR-TR-99-74
[HTML [Video]

Shneiderman, B., Feldman, D., Rose, A., Ferre Grau, X. (February 1999)
Visualizing Digital Library Search Results with Categorical and Hierarchial Axes
In Proceedings of Digital Libraries (DL 2000), San Antonio, TX, 2-7 June 2000, ACM, New York, 57-66.
HCIL-99-03, CS-TR-3992, UMIACS-TR-99-12, ISR-TR-99-75

Plaisant, C., Tarnoff, P., Keswani, S., Saraf, A., Rose, A. (October 1998)
Understanding Transportation Management Systems Performance with a Simulation-Based Learning Environment
In Proceeding of Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems' 99, ITS'99, Washington, DC, ITS America, Washington DC, (CD ROM proceedings) 1999.
HCIL-98-10, CS-TR-3947, UMIACS-TR-98-60, ISR-TR-98-59
[HTML [Video]

Rose, A., Eckard, D., Rubloff, G. (May 1998)
An Application Framework for Creating Simulation-Based Learning Environments
HCIL-98-07, CS-TR-3907, UMIACS-TR-98-32
[HTML [Video]

Rose, A., Ding, W., Marchionini, G., Beale Jr., J., Nolet, V. (1997)
Building an Electronic Learning Community: From Design to Implementation
In Proceedings of CHI 98, Los Angeles, CA, 18-23 April 1998, ACM, New York, 203-210.
HCIL-97-15, CS-TR-3831, UMIACS-TR-97-67, CLIS-TR-97-12

Alonso, D., Rose, A., Plaisant, C., Norman, K. (1997)
Viewing Personal History Records: A Comparison of Tabular Format and Graphical Presentation Using LifeLines
In Behavior and Information Technology 17, 5, 1998, 249-262.
HCIL-97-13, CS-TR-3795, UMIACS-TR-97-45

Marchionini, G., Nolet, V., Williams, H., Ding, W., Beale Jr., J., Rose, A., Gordon, A., Enomoto, E., Harbinson, L. (1997)
Content + Connectivity => Community: Digital Resources for a Learning Community
In Proceedings of Digital Libraries (DL '97), Philadelphia, PA, 23-26 July 1997, ACM, New York, 212-220. HCIL-97-07, CS-TR-3785, CLIS-TR-97-07

Ellis, J., Rose, A., Plaisant, C. (September 1996)
Putting Visualization to Work: ProgramFinder for Youth Placement
In CHI 97 Proceedings, Atlanta, GA, 22-27 March 1997, ACM New York, 502-509.
HCIL-96-15, CS-TR-3692

Rose, A., Ellis, J., Plaisant, C., Greene, S. (May 1996)
Life Cycle of User Interface Techniques: The DJJ Information System Design Process
HCIL-96-07, CS-TR-3637, CAR-TR-826

Greene, S., Rose, A. (May 1996)
Information and Process Integration from User Requirements Elicitation: A Case Study of Documents in a Social Services Agency
Published as:
Information and Process Integration in Enterprises: Rethinking Documents, Wakayama, T., et al., ed., Kluwer: Boston, 1998, 143-160. (Proceedings of IPIC '96: Information and Processes Integration Conference "Rethinking Documents", Sloan School of Management, MIT, Cambridge, MA, November 14-15, 1996.
HCIL-96-06, CS-TR-3638, CAR-TR-827

Plaisant, C., Rose, A. (March 1996)
Exploring LifeLines to Visualize Patient Records
A short version of this report appeared as a poster summary in 1996 American Medical Informatic Association Annual Fall Symposium (Washington, DC, Oct. 26-30, 1996), pp. 884, AMIA, Bethesda MD. [Published Version]
HCIL-96-04, CS-TR-3620, CAR-TR-819

Shneiderman, B., Rose, A. (September 1995)
Social Impact Statements: Engaging Public Participation in Information Technology Design
In Proceedings of SIGCAS Symposium on Computers and the Quality of Life (CQL '96), February 1996, ACM, New York, 90-96. Also appears in Friedman, B. (Editor), Human Values and the Design of Computer Technology, CSLI Publications and Cambridge Univ. Press (1997), 117-133.
HCIL-95-18, CS-TR-3537, CAR-TR-796.

Rose, A., Vanniamparampil (June 1995)
Using Dynamic Queries for Youth Services Information
1995 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports, Plaisant, C. (Editor)
HCIL-95-17, CS-TR-3532, CAR-TR-795

Milash, B., Rose, A. (June 1995)
Life-Lines: Visualizing Personal Histories
1995 Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory Video Reports, Plaisant, C. (Editor)
HCIL-95-17, CS-TR-3532, CAR-TR-795

Plaisant, C., Milash, B., Rose, A., Widoff, S., Shneiderman, B. (September 1995)
Life Lines: Visualizing Personal Histories
In Proceedings of CHI '96, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 13-18 April 13-18 1996), ACM, New York, 221-227, color plate 518. The paper also has a corresponding video in the CHI 96 Video Program ACM, New York. Video also available from HCIL in the 1996 HCIL Video report.
HCIL-95-15, CS-TR-3523, CAR-TR-787, ISR-TR-95-88.

Plaisant, C., Rose, A., Shneiderman, B., Vanniamparampil, A. (Revised October 1996)
User Interface Reengineering: Low Effort, High Payoff Strategies
In IEEE Software, 14(4), (July/August 1997) 66-72. Also translated in Japanese in Nikkei Computer,Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, no. 430, pp. 151-159, Nov. 1997.
HCIL-95-08, CS-TR-3459, CAR-TR-767

Rose, A., Shneiderman, B., Plaisant, C. (February 1995)
An Applied Ethnographic Method for Redesigning User Interfaces
In Proceedings of Symposium on Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods and Techniques (DIS '95), Ann Arbor, MI, 23-25 August 1995, ACM, New York, 115-122. [Published Version]
HCIL-95-07, CS-TR-3454, CAR-TR-765.

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